The Chicago Community Trust



For more than 92 years, The Chicago Community Trust has worked hand in hand with thousands of local residents who see how good Chicago can be and who want to be part of a promising future.


It is dedicated to the Chicago region and to endowing its future. Together with its donors, the Trust continues to address the region's pressing challenges and most promising opportunities.



The mission of the Trust is to lead and inspire philanthropic efforts that measurably improve the quality of life and the prosperity of Chicago.


Web Address

www.cct.org/

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/thechicagocommunitytrust

Twitter - @chitrust

Foundation RSS Feeds

News - www.cct.org/taxonomy/term/97/all/feed

Assets

$1,582,884,555 - 2011-09-30
$1,635,374,374 - 2006-09-30


Giving

$107,880,213 - 2011-09-30
$73,888,335 - 2006-09-30


Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Chicago Community Trust


PR Community Foundation, Amgen lead $625K COVID-19 community prevention initiative
Foundation: Central Florida Foundation, Puerto Rico Community Foundation , Amgen Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

The strategy is based on preventing and containing COVID-19 in several island towns through community health clinics — known as Centers 330 —...more

Chicago Community Trust Raises $20 Million for COVID-19 Efforts
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

A Chicago community foundation is raising millions for dozens of local nonprofits on the front lines of the coronavirus...more

MLS Unites Connects Soccer Community During an Unprecedented Time
Foundation: Austin Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Dallas Foundation

Following a donation to Austin Community Foundation's Stand With Austin Fund, designed to support nonprofits, individuals, and small...more

How Gov. Pritzker, sister Penny — billionaires both — jump-started Illinois COVID-19 relief fund
Foundation: Caterpillar Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

The luxury days of time-consuming grant-making applications and review are over. Last Tuesday, the Chicago fund announced $3.5 million in grants...more

How Gov. Pritzker, sister Penny — billionaires both — jump-started Illinois COVID-19 relief fund
Foundation: Caterpillar Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

In the war against COVID-19, the Pritzkers are working the philanthropy precincts — and opening their own wallets — to address the...more

Fund to grant $1M to summer programs
Foundation: Chicago Community Trust

The coalition's Chicago Fund will give out $1 million in rapid-response grants that will range from $1,000 to $10,000 "to support programs and...more

Collective Impact Takes Center Stage at Engage Lake County
Foundation: Lake County Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

Hosted by The Lake County Community Foundation (LCCF), in partnership with University Center of Lake County, College of Lake County,...more

Are Community Foundations Living Up to Their Promise? A Conversation with Terry Mazany
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, Cleveland Foundation, Hawaii Community Foundation

Editors' note: In this conversation with Terry Mazany, senior vice president for philanthropy of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, we...more

Calling All Movement Makers: This Global Women's NGO Needs You!
Foundation: Caterpillar Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

In its “Become a Movement Maker” campaign, WGEP is appealing to all sectors of the philanthropy community, particularly women donors and...more

On the Table Greater Akron brings diverse groups together
Foundation: Akron Community Foundation, Knight Foundation, Chicago Community Trust

Akron Community Foundation leaders determined the issues after they reviewed the data in the 2017 and 2018 On the Table surveys and...more

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